Updated: 8/18/2014 9:58:08 AM
County of Spartanburg
Human Resources Department



REGISTERED NURSE (DETENTION FACILITY)
The starting salary is $49,359. Under general supervision performs intermediate professional work and participates in the care and treatment of inmates detained at the County Jail.

Participates in the medical program for the facility; assists physicians; collects medical data; prepares files and records; gives injections, immunizations, draws labs and medications. Knowledgeable in the policies, procedures, methods and practices of the County. Has knowledge of the Detention Center and its activities and methods as they relate to the job of Registered Nurse. Has knowledge in policy and ability to determine and recommend needed changes in same. Able to comprehend and utilize medical and legal terminology. Able to use independent judgment and discretion in interpreting and applying methods and procedures in handling emergency situations, planning and instructing assignments, etc. Able to conduct physical examinations and check-ups on patients as necessary. Knowledgeable of the use of medical supplies and equipment. Knowledgeable of medication dispensed to patients. Has knowledge of records, graphs, reports, etc., used in the daily performance of duties. Able to interact with patients effectively and efficiently in order to treat and communicate with them. Able to communicate effectively with co-workers, supervisors, inmates, physicians, attorneys and other County personnel. Has good technical and medical skills. Performs related tasks as required.
Minimum qualifications are a graduate from an accredited school of professional nursing and considerable experience in professional nursing work. Must posses a current Registered Nurse license issued by the State of South Carolina Board of Nursing and certified in CPR.
Applications are accepted until job is filled.


DEPUTY SHERIFF I (SHERIFF)
The minimum starting salary is $28,409. Qualifications include: must be able to pass physical ability test, must be at least 21 years of age, be able to pass extensive background investigation, minimum high school graduate. Some college or military background preferred. Provides excellent working conditions and fringe benefits. Deputy examination is given first Thursday of each month at Emergency Service Academy, 100 Bob Holt Drive, Duncan, SC. The contact number for questions is (864) 503-4511. Wear proper attire for running, jumping, etc. In order to be considered for exam, applications must be received by the previous Monday at 5:00 p.m.
Applications are accepted until job is filled.


DETENTION OFFICER I (DETENTION FACILITY)
The minimum starting salary is $28,409. Performs various duties pertaining to the County Detention Facility such as guarding and directing inmates, patrolling assigned areas, escorting inmates, preparing reports, inspecting property, and preventing disturbances.

Some knowledge of the security, rules, regulations and procedures of the institution; some knowledge of the practices of modern penology as related to the supervision and care of persons under institutionalized restraint; ability to enforce institutional rules firmly and fairly; ability to detect potential behavior problems of inmates; ability to detect the early symptoms of common health problems; ability to carry out oral and written directions accurately; ability to supervise the activities of large groups of inmates; ability to prepare records and reports; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates. Must be at least 21 years of age, a high school graduate or equivalent and pass a criminal background check.

Special requirements are: Possession of or ability to obtain Basic Law Enforcement certificate issued by the State of South Carolina within one (1) year of employment. Must meet and maintain minimum qualifications for the position established by the department and the State of South Carolina. Possession of appropriate driver's license valid in the State of South Carolina.
Applications are accepted until job is filled.


PARKS TECHNICIAN II (RECREATION/PARK MAINT)
The minimum starting salary is $32,702. Under regular supervision performs intermediate skilled work in the maintenance and repair of parks and recreational facilities and equipment. Assists in the planning, coordinating and supervising of maintenance and repair activities and participates in the construction, maintenance and repair of facilities, equipment, buildings and grounds; prepares and maintains appropriate records.

Thorough knowledge of the practices, equipment, tools and materials used in park maintenance and construction; thorough knowledge of general building, equipment, repair and maintenance; thorough knowledge of hazards and necessary safety precautions involved in construction work; ability to plan and supervise the work of subordinates; ability to prepare reports; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates.

The minimum education and experience requirements are a High school graduate with considerable experience as a custodial and grounds keeping experience. Also will consider any equivalent combination of experience and training providing the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Must possess a valid S.C. driver's license. Must obtain a South Carolina pesticide application license and HVAC license for handling Freon.
Applications are accepted until job is filled.


TELEPHONE OPERATOR/911 (COMMUNICATIONS-COUNTY)
Shift Work
The minimum starting salary is $25,960. Under regular supervision performs responsible technical work on an assigned shift receiving calls for public safety, emergency services and other personnel. Receives emergency calls, determines the nature of the emergency and passes information to the appropriate Telecommunicator; maintains records, files, and logs; enters data; prepares reports.

Must have general knowledge of operating two-way communications systems and general knowledge of radio code system and teletype procedures. Must be familiar with the geography of the County. Has the ability to type 30 words per minute accurately. Has the ability to work under stressful conditions and remain calm. Must be able to operate standard office, data entry and computer equipment and communications consoles. Has the ability to learn and apply new skills in the area of radio and telephone communications relative to emergency services. Requires the ability to read a variety of informational documents, maps, computer screens, books, procedure manuals, checklists, vehicle cards, weather teletypes, computer printouts, and methods and procedures. Must be adaptable to performing under stress when confronted with an emergency. Performs related tasks as required.

The minimum education and experience requirements are a High School graduate with the ability to learn and apply new skills in the area of radio communications relative to emergency services. Must successfully pass the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy forty-hour course and successfully complete and maintain SLED CJICS/NCIC certification. Must successfully pass a criminal background check.

Applications are accepted until job is filled.


CLINICAL SPECIALIST II (ALCOHOL & DRUG ABUSE)
Part-time: $22/hr, 8-10 hrs/wk. (flexible hrs/some weekends & evenings)

Under general supervision provides counseling services on a part-time basis to individuals with substance problems for the SADAC. Also provides referrals and assists in providing education awareness information to clients. Reports to the Program Coordinator.

Knowledgeable in the methods, policies and procedures of the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Commission pertaining to specific duties of the Clinical Specialist. Has comprehensive knowledge of the medical and legal terminology used within the department. Able to use independent judgment and discretion as needed in dealing with confidential information and documents. Able to understand and exercise the principles of conceptual systems, including leadership, teaching, reinforcement, etc. Able to use independent judgment and discretion in semi-critical and/or moderately high risk situations. Knows how to perform duties in a courteous manner and with utmost integrity in the best interest of the public. Has the ability to communicate effectively with supervisors, other staff members, members of the general public, and all other groups and agencies involved in the activities of the department. Has the ability to make effective presentations and discuss problems and possible solutions as required. Has the ability to compile, organize, prepare and maintain an assortment of records, reports and information in an effective manner. Has the ability to prepare clear and concise letters of correspondence. Capable of working under stressful conditions as required. Has the ability to respond to any critical situation related to the responsibilities of the job, specifically during crisis situations. Has the mathematical ability to handle required calculations including statistical inference. Has the ability to schedule daily activities and to establish short and long-term priorities in order to meet established goals. Has the ability to assist with planning and developing long term goals for respective clients. Able to offer assistance to fellow employees as necessary. Knows how to provide training and assistance to other employees as necessary. Able to keep abreast of changing laws and procedures related to the specific duties and responsibilities of the position.

Masters degree in Social/Behavioral Sciences with one to two years experience in a counseling environment; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Must gain Addictions Counselor certification within 3 years of hire. Pre-hiring SLED check and DSS-CA/N Registry check required. Ability to speak fluent Spanish a plus.
Applications are accepted until August 25, 2014.


VOTING SYSTEMS TECHNICIAN (REGISTRATION AND ELECTIONS)
The minimum starting salary is $25,960. Performs difficult semiskilled and skilled work in voting machines maintenance and other duties as assigned. Programs, maintains, and deliver County’s voting machines and transfers and maintains excess equipment storage; maintain of machines’ storage area and does related work as required. Work is performed under the supervision and direction of the Registration and Election Director or assigned supervisor.

Thorough knowledge of maintenance, repair and skilled tasks of the area assigned, thorough knowledge in safety policies, procedures, and practices when working repair of machines and delivering of machines; substantial knowledge of state election laws; substantial knowledge of County geography; ability to tactfully resolve issues for the general public relating to the voting machines, ability to communicate effectively with others, both orally and in writing; ability to understand and follow oral and/or written policies, procedures and instructions for the machines, ability to operate or quickly learn to operate a personal computer ; ability to use logical and creative thought process to develop solutions according to written specifications and/oral instructions; ability to perform a wide variety of duties and responsibilities with accuracy and speed under the pressure of time-sensitive deadlines; ability and willingness to quickly learn and put to use new skills and knowledge brought by rapidly changing information and/or technology; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship with associates.

Graduation from High School or possession of a GED and considerable experience as semiskilled or skilled worker in maintenance, repair, and some experience with electronic repair, or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the work. Possession of an appropriate driver’s license valid in the State of South Carolina. Must possess or obtain the Electronic Voting Machine Manufacture certificate within one of year of employment.
Applications are accepted until job is filled.


COUNSELOR II (ALCOHOL & DRUG ABUSE)
The Bridge
The minimum starting salary is $32,322.
Under general supervision provides assessment, intensive case management, and counseling to adolescents and their families. Commutes to various sites/locations. Assists clients in obtaining needed services. Provides information to clients and the public. Works closely with other agencies and service providers. Reports to the Program Coordinator.

Provides assessment, intensive case management, individual/group/family counseling, and crisis intervention services. Requires thorough knowledge of substance abuse and addiction and an understanding of adolescent development. Knowledgeable in the methods, policies and procedures of the Department pertaining to specific duties of the Counselor II. Has comprehensive knowledge of the medical and legal terminology used within the department. Able to use independent judgment and discretion in semi-critical and/or moderately high-risk situations and as needed in dealing with confidential information and documents. Able to understand and exercise the principles of conceptual systems, including leadership, teaching, reinforcement, etc. Knows how to perform duties in a courteous manner and with utmost integrity in the best interest of the public. Has the ability to communicate effectively with supervisors, other staff members, members of the general public, and all other groups and agencies involved in the activities of the department. Has the ability to make effective presentations and discuss problems and possible solutions as required. Has the ability to compile, organize, prepare and maintain an assortment of records, reports and information in an effective manner. Has the ability to prepare clear and concise letters of correspondence. Capable of working under stressful conditions as required. Has the mathematical ability to handle required calculations, including statistical inference. Has the ability to respond to any critical situation related to the responsibilities of the job, specifically during crisis situations. Has the ability to assist with planning and developing long-term goals for respective clients. Able to keep abreast of changing laws and procedures related to the specific duties and responsibilities of the position. Performs related tasks as required.

The minimum education and experience requirements are a Master’s Degree in Social/Behavioral Sciences with 1-2 years counseling experience working with adolescents or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Must achieve required certification within 3 yrs of employment. Pre-hiring SLED check and DSS-CA/N Registry check required. Spanish-speaker preferred.

Applications are accepted until August 25, 2014.


ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN (ENGINEERING)
The minimum starting salary is $35,318. Under regular supervision performs intermediate technical work inspecting and monitoring construction projects and performing drafting assignments.

Inspects and monitors construction projects; drafts; maintains records. General knowledge of the methods, techniques and materials used in construction projects; some knowledge of the terminology, methods, practices and techniques of civil engineering; ability to make arithmetic calculations; ability to enforce regulations with tact and diplomacy; ability to draft plans and plot maps; ability to understand and work from oral and written instructions and sketches; skill in the use of construction materials testing equipment; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with contractors, developers and associates. Performs inspections of developments under construction to ensure compliance with standards and County specifications and advises contractors of corrective actions. Reviews plans, performs field trips, and conducts road and traffic surveys. Prepares reports, receives and investigates complaints, and performs other duties as directed. Operates and maintains a variety of equipment including a computer, calculator, automobile, surveying equipment, hand auger, drafting instruments, pick, etc. Must possess the ability to utilize and learn new skills pertaining to Engineering Technician. Performs related tasks as required.

Graduate of an accredited community college with major course work in Civil Engineering Technology. Must be certified by the S.C.D.O.T. in the Asphalt Roadway Inspector Training Course and Erosion Prevention and Sediment Control Inspector Training Course within one year. Must possess a valid S. C. driver’s license.
Applications are accepted until job is filled.


TECHNICAL SUPPORT TECHNICIAN (INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES)
The minimum starting salary is $30,280. It is an entry level position working under the supervision or guidance of Client Services Manager. Must be able to perform daily physical tasks such as lifting computer equipment and installing data cables in ceilings and walls.

Some knowledge of PC maintenance troubleshooting and repair procedures for PC’s, printers, scanners, network cards, modems and other peripheral equipment; some knowledge of personal computer software systems and their capabilities; some knowledge of the operation, uses and capabilities of personal computer hardware and software; some knowledge of latest Microsoft operating systems. ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions; ability to train users of office automation hardware and software systems; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the staffs of user departments, vendors and associates.

The minimum education and experience requirements are any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college with major course work in computer science or related field and some experience in maintaining, upgrading and repairing personal computers and peripheral equipment in a Microsoft networked environment. Must pass both a fingerprint/criminal background check.

Applications are accepted until August 22, 2014.


PROPERTY DATA TECHNICIAN (ASSESSOR)
The minimum starting salary is $25,960. Under regular supervision performs difficult skilled clerical work involving appraisal and listing of individual and business real property taxes. Work is performed under the regular supervision of the Assessment Coordinator.

Lists taxes; prepares and mails tax bills; performs clerical assistance tasks; enters data; maintains records and files; assists the public. Must have thorough knowledge of the policies, procedures and activities of the department as they pertain to the performance of duties of the position. Must have comprehensive knowledge of the terminology used within the department. Must have the ability to effectively communicate with and assist individuals from a wide variety of backgrounds. Knows how to perform duties in a courteous manner and with the utmost integrity. Knows of the reports and records which must be prepared, processed and maintained in order to meet the requirements of the department. Has the mathematical ability to handle required calculations. Able to use and understand computer applications and techniques. Aware of the levels of productivity and quality to be produced on the job and is able to meet criteria. Able to interpret and apply complex policies and procedures. Able to comprehend and complete detailed instructions. Maintains high standards of accuracy. Able to interact with all County departments and the public.

Minimum qualifications are a high school graduate with experience up to one year in tax listing or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities. Experience in working with the public preferred.
Applications are accepted until September 5, 2014.


PARK MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN III (RECREATION/PARK MAINT)
The minimum starting salary is $35,318. Performs difficult skilled work supervising and participating in the installation, construction, repair, maintenance, and care of Spartanburg Parks Commission parks, recreation centers, and related structures and equipment; does related work as required. Supervision is exercised over subordinate personnel. Reports to the Park Maintenance Manager.

Requires considerable knowledge of the methods, practices, and procedures of landscaping, general maintenance, construction, carpentry, materials and equipment, and safety precautions as they pertain to the duties of the Park Maintenance Technician. Must be able to implement industry standards and codes. Must be able to understand and follow instructions both oral and written; inspect the work of subordinates to ensure safe and proper completion of projects; operate simple machinery and equipment; skillfully use specialized tools and operate equipment related to an assigned area; assign and supervise the work of others; establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates. Has the ability to perform required duties in extreme weather conditions. Has good technical, supervisory and organizational skills. Must be able to solicit quotes, evaluate potential goods and services and make purchases within the guidelines set forth in the County procurement policy.

Minimum qualifications are: any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school and considerable experience in grounds and facility maintenance work including some supervisory experience. Two or four year Turf Management/Horticulture/Agronomic degree is preferred. Must possess a valid driver’s license. Ability to obtain a Category 3 SC Pesticide Applicator’s license.
Applications are accepted until August 26, 2014.


PARK ASSISTANT (RECREATION/ATHLETICS)
The starting salary range is $8.00/hr to $11.00/hr. Work is performed under the immediate supervision of the Assistant Park Operations Director. This is responsible paraprofessional work monitoring a variety of recreation activities and facilities. Work hours will be varied and most hours will be weekend, evening, or non-regular work hours.

Knowledge of general and practical recreation programming and principles. Must be able to lead groups in recreational activities. Able to maintain discipline and enforce safety policies and procedures. Able to follow both oral and written instruction. Able to maintain accurate and legible records. Able to maintain effective working relationships with other staff and the general public. Able to perform physical aspects of the classification. Supervises, manages and maintains facility during evening and weekend hours. Opens and closes facility, performs maintenance of facilities and fields, and secures facility at closing . Ensures that all rules, regulations, and safety practices are properly enforced. May drive vehicles in support of activities. May provide support for activities away from facility. Maintains accurate attendance for programs and tournaments, works the gates for tournaments, and responsible for running scoreboards during tournaments. Supports operations by greeting visitors and providing information. Assists with special events within the section and department. Reports all accidents and ensures that victims receive proper care. Maintains effective working relationships with the public and other staff members. Performs related duties as needed or assigned.

Completion of high school and two years experience in recreational activities or sports programming, preferably in a leadership role; or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Excellent work history and attendance record. Possession of a valid South Carolina driver's license and an excellent driving record. Must be able to obtain certifications in American Red Cross CPR, First Aid, Bloodborne Pathogens, and other safety certifications as needed.
Applications are accepted until job is filled.


MAINTENANCE ASSISTANT (RECREATION/PARK MAINT)
The minimum starting salary is $10.00/hr – Up to 30 hrs / week. Performs responsible skilled labor, involving a variety of activities that are required to assist in the safe and effective management and maintenance of park facilities. Assists with park maintenance; maintaining park public areas and fields; maintaining records and preparing reports. Work is performed under the supervision of Parks Maintenance Manager, Parks Maintenance Assistant Manager, Parks Technician 3 or Parks Technician 2, depending on assignment. Assists with cleaning and maintenance of facility; assures facility is free of trash and debris.

General knowledge of the principles and practices of parks and recreation maintenance activities. Good technical and organizational skills. Must be able to read a variety of documents and to follow both oral and written instructions. Must have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees in small work teams. Ensures customer compliance with County policies as well as department regulations and procedures; reports all accidents/injuries and ensures that victims receive proper care. Must be able to operate specialized motorized grounds maintenance equipment and as well as various size vehicles in support of activities. Must be flexible to perform related duties as needed or assigned.

Requires completion of high school and two years’ experience in sports field maintenance or any equivalent combination of education and experience.
Applications are accepted until job is filled.


RECREATION ASSISTANT (YOUTH DEVELOPMENT)
Salary range- Minimum wage - $11.00 per hour, depending on education and experience. Work is performed under the supervision of the Recreation Program Supervisor, Recreation Coordinator or Recreation Programs Manager. Work hours will be varied and may include weekend, evening, or non-regular work hours.

Must have good technical and organizational skills. Must be able to read a variety of documents and to follow both oral and written instruction. Must be able to maintain accurate and legible records. Must be able to perform the physical aspects of the job, including working in extreme weather conditions. Must be physically able to exert up to 50 pounds occasionally, 10-25 pounds frequently, or up to 10 pounds constantly. Must be able to swim. Must have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees. Must be customer-friendly, supporting program by greeting visitors and providing information. Must to be able to lead and direct customer groups in recreational activities, dealing courteously and firmly with the public; demonstrating good judgment, tact and courtesy. Must demonstrate concern for safety and compliance with program regulations to insure customer' compliance with all rules, regulations, and safety practices; reports all accidents/injuries and ensures that victims receive proper care. Must be flexible to perform related duties as needed or assigned.

Requires knowledge of general and practical recreation programming and principles. For recreation programs involving children aged 5-12, requires completion of high school and one year of experience in recreational activities for children, or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Requires an excellent work history and attendance record as well as possession of a valid South Carolina driver's license and an excellent driving record. Must be able to successfully complete pre-employment screening processes, including passage of a drug screen. Must be proficient in or must be able to obtain certifications in American Red Cross CPR, First Aid, Bloodborne Pathogens, and other safety certifications, as needed.
Applications are accepted until September 4, 2014.


TRANSPORTATION PLANNING MANAGER (PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT)
Salary range- $50,861 - $64,084
The County of Spartanburg, South Carolina is recruiting for the position of Transportation Planning Manager for the Spartanburg Area Transportation Study (SPATS).

•In coordination with the SPATS Policy Committee, the successful applicant will work with and coordinate between the Policy and Technical Committees providing information and guidance with respect to duties, responsibilities, and requirements of laws and procedures governing the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) and its related activities.
•Position will serve as Secretary to the Policy Committee and will serve as a member of the Technical Committee for transportation.
•Position will liaison with the South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) in the preparation of the annual Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP), the Transportation Improvement Program (TIP), and the Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP)
•Position will coordinate all intermodal transportation requirements including freight planning and passenger rail
•Applicant will coordinate MPO transportation air quality conformity analysis
•Applicant will supervise staff and consultants/contractors with respect to the development of special projects related to planning functional design contracts, land use/transportation analysis, and thoroughfare and transportation planning
•Position will provide technical and professional information on MPO planning matters to elected officials, funding and regulatory agencies, the general public, and others as appropriate
•Position will assist planning department staff with site plan and development review with a focus on transportation/traffic issues
Applications are accepted until job is filled.




Updated: 8/18/2014 9:58:08 AM EOE